31 mars 2018

Opening up opportunity: social mobility and the Higher Education and Research Act (2017)

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"In her inaugural speech, Prime Minister Theresa May stood outside the door to Number 10 and spoke profusely about her mission ‘to make Britain a country that works for everyone’. She committed to fighting what she recognised as being societal ‘injustices’ and specifically alluded, among others, to the fact that ‘if you’re a white, working-class boy, you’re less likely than anybody else in Britain to go to university’ – a subject already discussed in detail in a previous HEPI report. More...

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Up for review: university fees and funding

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"There are a number of things to be welcomed in the announcement of the tertiary review, of which one of the most important is a commitment to the principle that those who benefit from higher education should contribute to its costs. More...

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The regulatory challenges for university executives and governors

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"The arrival of the Office for Students (OfS) as a data-driven, risk-based, predominantly market regulator lays emphasis on institutions to devise robust internal systems of control that enable ‘co-regulation’ to be effective. More...

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Where abolishing tuition fees has meant underfunded universities, fewer places for poorer families and less autonomy

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"Chilean lawmakers ultimately adopted a tuition-free policy in 2016, or ‘gratuidad’ in Spanish. This policy is not as sweeping as it may seem. Policymakers included a number of features to limit its cost and scope. More...

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If student numbers are set to grow, then isn’t it about time we ensure we will have the staff to teach them?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"A new report by the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) reveals the number of students in higher education in England is set to grow dramatically over the coming decade. More...

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Time for ‘co-opetition’? Unleashing the benefits of technology in higher education

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"The latest edition of PwC’s HE Matters explores in detail how technology will impact higher education, how it is delivered and what the business models are that underpin it. At our Birmingham dinner, guests discussed these questions and more, focusing in the main on the fundamental changes taking place in the way universities work, driven by technology, software and artificial intelligence. More...

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#TimesUp on sexual harassment in higher education: #PressforProgress on #IWD2018

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"Today, on International Women’s Day 2018, the UK higher education sector should be standing out as a beacon of light for progress made in opening up opportunities to women. More...

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Interested in integrated degrees: it’s time to listen to what students want

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"The Government’s consultation into post-18 education brings with it an opportunity for the higher education sector to review its place in society and its offer to students. The future landscape of higher education is now often framed by uncertainty. What is certain, however, is that – as shown in HEPI’s most recent report – the demand for higher education looks set to continue over the coming decade, as the number of qualified young people increases. More...

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Joint Committee for Human Rights publishes HEPI analysis of university free speech policies

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"The Joint Committee for Human Rights (JCHR) has today (15 March 2018) published on its website a report prepared by the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) into the free speech policies of UK universities. More...

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Let’s talk about Social Value for Money

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"The draft regulatory framework consultation undertaken by the Department for Education on behalf of the Office for Students (OfS) made much of value for money. The framework sets out that ‘Approved’ providers publish statements on steps taken to ensure value for money for students and taxpayers alike. More...

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